Below are steps for one method to discover databases used by a WSS 3.0 farm. Log in to SharePoint Central Administration for each of these activities. Configuration Database Go to the “Operations” tab Click “Servers in Farm” Under “Farm Information” see the following items: Configuration database server Configuration database name […]
At home, I recently moved from Vista Ultimate to Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. On my Vista setup, I had VirtualPC installed to set up my own labs, installing servers and learning more about various server applications. I was disappointed to see VirtualPC is no longer supported for Home versions […]
If you run into logic nesting issues using Nintex Workflow, remember that “Run If” is better than “Set a Condition”.
Finally! Easy home networking. I bought a Windows 7 Home Premium Family Pack (3 licenses), set up a Homegroup to share files and a printer, and I’m loving it. Super easy.
We went out to see some family this weekend, and they were having some issues with their WinXP computer. I was thinking about taking a Linux Live CD, but ended up giving the Ultimate Boot CD for Windows a try. It is pretty slick. You have to have your own […]
I realize SharePoint 2003 is fairly old by now, but there are a few production installs out there I’m sure. I still see frequent hits on the account lockout post from awhile back. Here’s a tip from some troubleshooting last fall in case it helps someone else. We ran into […]
I am still testing IE8 on my home machine, and ran across a page that shows some performance issues with the new browser. When I open up this page in IE8, the browser is extremely slow after the page finishes loading. I have not taken the time to dig real […]
There are several books that stand-out in my career where the value is well over the $50 spent on the book. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Best Practices is definitely one of those books. P.S. WordPress 2.7 is pretty slick
The Microsoft SharePoint Designer Team Blog has some good tips on incorporating compact and powerful conditions in your workflows. I’ve loved using Regular Expressions in the past – they are so powerful for string matching – and I’m really glad to see it can be used in SharePoint Designer workflows. […]
Photoshop Elements 5 introduced the embedded catalog where you can tag your photos based on pretty much anything – people, places, events, etc. I love the whole concept of being able to tag photos, and Adobe did it right in PE5. I’ve spent hours tagging the pictures we’ve taken, so […]